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AIM Space Challenge

Space missions are fascinating, but they’re also very complex, take a huge effort and an enormous amount of time. How can we involve a broader audience in this interesting process, in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA)?

We have developed an informative and playful mobile tycoon game called AIM Space Challenge. The game portrays a breakdown of ESA’s proposed space mission AIM (Asteroid Impact Mission). The objective of the game is to build your own Space Centre and perform missions related to it.

More information about AIM and how to download the game can be found at ESA’s website.

 

Rainproof

Due to climate change, extreme rainfall events will occur more in Amsterdam in the future. At the moment, Amsterdam’s citizens are not aware about the damage these extreme events could cause. Because water management during these events asks for a shared responsibility, the tragedy of the commons implies on this issue.

In this research, the influence of gamification and persuasive design on the citizen’s awareness will be investigated by testing the game Heroes of Rain. Before the game, a survey has been carried out, which has been compared with the experiences of testing the game. While testing the game, it was noticed that the players started a conversation and their awareness increased. This corresponds with the theory that information exchange raises awareness because games need to apply on real life situations.

Time Flies JP

Animap:

Parents are often stressed and anxious while navigating the airport. They are confused about where they need to go, what they have to do and if they have enough time. On top of this they are afraid their child will run away or bother others. To solve this we designed a new playful way finding system aimed at kids, to let children help their parents navigate the airport in a fun and intuitive way.


Partner: Kyushu University (Japan)


Coaches:

Prof. Yasuyuki Hirai

Tokushu Inamura

Shinichiro Ito


Commissioner: Fukuoka Airport Building

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